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9:03 AM EDT on August 14, 2013

    • Post-DOT, LaHood Heads to Dirksen (WaPo)
    • In California, It's Hyperloop vs. High-Speed Rail (BusinessweekLAT)
    • ... As High-Speed Rail Hits Another Roadblock (LAist)
    • Honolulu Rail Project Also Faces Some Hurdles (
    • Foxx Wants Infrastructure Progress (APAJC)
    • Living Car-Free and Car-Light in Montgomery County, MD (GGWBethesda Now
    • Congress OKs $189M for Houston Light Rail Growth (Progressive Railroading)
    • Stanley Kurtz Rails Against TOD (National Journal)
    • Urbanism Speakeasy Podcast Chats With Human Transit's Jarrett Walker
    • Beyond the Hyperloop: Other Gee-Whiz Transpo Ideas (CNN)

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